Dr. Susmita Datta

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Recent Performances


MOBILE 2012                     POLAND 2012

CINCINNATI 2011                DURGA PUJA 2010   

BANGA MELA 2009              BANGA MELA 2008

DURGA PUJA 2008                DURGA PUJA 2007



Currently based in Gainesville, FL, USA, Susmita is known for her renderings of semi-classical Hindi bhajans, ghazals and Bengali songs (ragpradhan and Nazrul-geeti). She is also popular for her repertoire of Bengali folk songs. Gifted with a sonorous and melodious voice, Susmita was born in Calcutta (Kolkata), India. She was initiated into music by her mother, Late Mrs. Prabhati Roy, who was also a maternal aunt of the internationally famous Tabla Nawaaz Pandit Kumar Bose of Calcutta. Susmita later took her formal guidance in vocal music from Kumarji’s second brother, Pandit Jayanta Bose, an accomplished international vocalist and solo harmonium player. Susmita holds a doctoral degree from the University of Georgia and is currently a tenured Full Professor of Biostatistics and a preeminence hire in metabolomics in University of Florida.



Susmita has three audio CDs to her credit

“Nana Ranger Gaan”. This CD presents excerpts from a spot recording of a music performance in Augusta, Georgia. Contact somndatta@hotmail.com to purchase.

Sound Sample from this CD: Song1  Song2  Song3

“Ajke Dole Hindole”.  This CD is a compilation of ‘Nazrul Geeti’s  of various flavors. Contact somndatta@hotmail.com to purchase.

Sound Sample from this CD:  Song1  Song2  Song3

“Nazrul Geeti: KARAOKE”

To purchase this CD:  Go to www.biswas.com





• Guru (Teacher): Shri Anjan Dutta, Pandit Jayanta Bose

Smt Kankana Banerjee.


• Award: Susmita has received numerous awards for cultural performances throughout her school and college life in Calcutta.


• Performances: Susmita has performed in a number of well known venues in Calcutta such as Birla Academy, Mahajati Sadan, Girish Mancha, Shri Aurobiodo Bhavan and the Student Health Home. Besides her singing, Susmita was highly regarded for her regular narration of Sabitri, the masterpiece by Rishi Aurobindo, given at the Shri Aurobindo Pathamandir and Shri Aurobindo Bhavan. In the US she has sang at numerous events (including Banga Sammelan and Banga  Mela) in Lansing, MI; Mobile, Birmingham, AL; Boston, MA; and Athens, Augusta, Atlanta, GA, Buffalo, NY, Columbus, OH, Indianapolis, IN etc.


• Creative Work: Susmita has conducted a vocal symphony that was performed at Rajabazar Science College, Calcutta.


• Interview: Susmita has given an hour-long interview with demonstration for the Georgia Governor’s music archive.


With Pt. Ravi Shankar

With Pt. Tanmoy Bose

and Pt. Sugato Nag

With cousine

Pt. Kumar Bose

With Smt Kankana Banerjee

With Pt Tejendra Narayan Majumdar

With (Late) Subha Shankar

With Pt Subhankar Banerjee

With daughter Anisha, tabla player Mr.Kausik Sen, and husband Somnath

With Pt Debojyoti (Tony) Bose
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